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Crocodiles reported

Last updated 19 July 2019

All crocodile sightings other than problem crocodiles.

The department’s response to a report will be in accordance with the Queensland Crocodile Management Plan. The outcome of the department’s response will be stated in the table.

This table contains all reports of estuarine crocodiles other than problem crocodiles received by the department in this calendar month.

Report no. Date report received Report details Departmental response Zone Local government area
2019-459 19/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Diggers Bridge, Mowbray River. No aggressive behaviour reported. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone E. General management zone Douglas Shire Council
2019-458 16/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas. Surf Life Saving Club closed the beach and monitored movements of the animal. Recent crocodile warning signs placed at the beach. It appears the crocodile was moving through the area. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone D. Targeted beach management zone Douglas Shire Council
2019-457 16/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas. Surf Life Saving Club closed the beach. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone D. Targeted beach management zone Douglas Shire Council
2019-456 16/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas. Surf Life Saving Club closed the beach. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone D. Targeted beach management zone Douglas Shire Council
2019-455 16/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas. Surf Life Saving Club closed the beach. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone D. Targeted beach management zone Douglas Shire Council
2019-453 15/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Biboohra. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone F. Atypical habitat zone Mareeba Shire Council
2019-452 15/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Lily Creek Circuit near Parramatta Park. Warning signs are currently in place. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone B. Active removal zone Cairns Regional Council
2019-449 14/07/2019 Deceased crocodile reported at Hinchinbrook Island. No further action required. Zone E. General management zone Hinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-448 13/07/2019 Crocodile reported at St. Crispin's Train Station, Port Douglas. Crocwise information provided. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone E. General management zone Douglas Shire Council
2019-447 13/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Rowes Bay Golf Course, Townsville. Crocwise information provided. Recent warning signs have been placed. Zone C. Targeted management zone Townsville Regional Council
2019-446 12/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Ross River. Departmental Wildlife Officers to place recent crocodile warning signs and conduct a site assessment. Zone C. Targeted management zone Townsville Regional Council
2019-445 12/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Saltwater Creek, Douglas Shire. Well-known crocodile habitat. No concerning behaviour was observed. Zone E. General management zone Douglas Shire Council
2019-444 12/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Bloomsbury. Crocwise message provided. Further information required from sighter of the crocodiles. Site assessment to be conducted when operationally feasible. Zone E. General management zone Mackay Regional Council
2019-443 12/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Murray Creek, Mackay. Well-known crocodile habitat. Departmental Wildlife Officers to place recent crocodile warning signs in the area. Zone E. General management zone Mackay Regional Council
2019-442 11/07/2019 Crocodile reported at TYTO wetlands. Well-known crocodile. No aggressive or change of behaviour has been reported. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone E. General management zone Hinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-441 11/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Prince of Wales Island. Well-known crocodile habitat. Departmental Wildlife Officer to supply Crocwise information. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone E. General management zone Torres Shire Council
2019-440 11/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Kauri Creek, Tinnabar, near Tin Can Bay. Further information to be gathered prior to site assessment. Zone F. Atypical habitat zone Gympie Regional Council
2019-439 11/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Meunga Creek, Cardwell. Well-known crocodile habitat. No further action required. Zone E. General management zone Cassowary Coast Regional Council
2019-438 11/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Port of Weipa, Embley River. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone E. General management zone Weipa Town Council
2019-437 10/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Fitzroy River, Rockhampton. Well-known crocodile habitat. Recent crocodile warning signs to be deployed. Zone E. General management zone Rockhampton Regional Council
2019-435 10/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Cardwell Beach. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone E. General management zone Cassowary Coast Regional Council
2019-433 9/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Thursday Island. Believed to be same crocodile as reported in sighting 2019-427. Recent warning signs are in place, and Crocwise education provided. Zone E. General management zone Torres Shire Council
2019-432 8/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Lily Creek, Cairns. Departmental Wildlife Officers to conduct a site assessment and place recent crocodile warning signs. Zone B. Active removal zone Cairns Regional Council
2019-431 8/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Martyville Barramundi Farm, Martyville. Crocwise education provided. Departmental Wildlife Officers to conduct a site assessment when operationally feasible. Zone E. General management zone Cassowary Coast Regional Council
2019-430 6/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Cattle Creek, Toobanna. Well-known crocodile habitat. No further action required. Zone E. General management zone Hinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-428 7/07/2019 Deceased crocodile reported at Taylors Beach. No further action required. Zone E. General management zone Hinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-427 4/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Thursday Island. Crocodile is likely to be the same animal from sighting report 2019-419. Site inspection to be conducted. Zone E. General management zone Torres Shire Council
2019-426 3/07/2019 Deceased crocodile reported at East Trinity, Cairns. No further action. Zone E. General management zone Cairns Regional Council
2019-425 1/07/2019 Crocodile reported at Mirage Golf Course, Port Douglas. Well-known crocodile habitat, recent crocodile warning signs are in place. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone E. General management zone Douglas Shire Council

Archived crocodiles reported

Last updated
19 July 2019